Data Administrator

Location: Fort Lee, VA
Date Posted: 10-25-2018
All qualified resumes will receive feedback within 24 hours
The Data Base Administrator (DBA) is responsible for providing technical support for the database environment:  overseeing the development and organization of databases, assessing and implementing new technologies, and providing Information Technology with a long-term perspective on the relationship of database technology to the business opportunities facing the company. It is extremely important to the company that on-line processing database systems offer the highest reliability and performance possible. The DBA is challenged to work with architecture, application development and operations to help achieve a state-of-the-art environment that meets current and future business objectives. Cross-trains with technical support staff, providing SQL knowledge and expertise to others, while obtaining new IT skills (Oracle, Linux, Unix, etc.) from experienced team members. Provides and designs tools to assist in the management of the database and transaction processing environment. Works to provide a working model of our transaction processing environment for capacity assessment and planning.
Develops a methodology for the ongoing assessment of database performance and the identification of problem areas. Develops a security scheme for the database environment, as well as assisting in disaster recovery if necessary. Provides leadership during the development and enhancement of production applications including working with applications, technical support and operations during the design, development and implementation of applications. Work with the transaction processing area to develop both the physical and the logical database administration functions and assists in the development of our processing database and computing environments. Work with others in IT to build the logical database area and provide technical guidance during all phases of the development process. Work with vendors in evaluating and implementing new technologies. Candidate will Install and configure new SQL Servers, Ensure all database servers are backed up in a way that meets the business’s Recovery Point Objectives (RPO), Test backups to ensure we can meet the business’ Recovery Time Objectives (RTO), Troubleshoot SQL Server service outages as they occur, including after-hours and weekends and Configure SQL Server monitoring utilities to minimize false alarms
Required: BE or BS Degree in one of the following subject areas: Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Technology or related field preferred. 2 -3 years IT operation with strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices. 3-5 years Microsoft SQL Server experience. Understanding of, and experience with, server-client computing and relational database environments. Required Skills in SQL Server 2008, 2012, & 2016, Database Administration, Database Tuning, Database Management, Database Security and RDBMS. Experience with data management and data processing flowcharting techniques. Knowledge of reporting and query tools and practices. Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Technical documentation skills. Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language. Self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail. Motivated to learn new technologies (Work in an Oracle environment under the supervision and guidance of experienced Oracle DBAs). Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. Good written and oral communication skills. Candidate must have Security+ certification.
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